Owled Again~

I love owls…I have yet to see one in the wild, though! I’ve seen more bats than owls – these nocturnal birds are elusive, and remarkably silent. Wonderful photos!

Burrowing Owl populations in San Diego County have been sharply depleted by extensive development and are at risk for local extinction.
In San Diego they are a protected species under the Multi-Species Protection Act, and are protected by state and federal wildlife agencies.
The Living Coast Discovery Center in The San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge is breeding these remarkable little owls and visitors can get up close and personal with these very curious creatures which is an incredible experience.
In the wild Burrowing Owls live mostly in squirrel and gopher burrows, often sharing space with their furry room mates.
The most reliable place to view Borrowing Owls in the wild in Southern California is at The Sony Bono Nature Preserve at The Salton Sea.
Artificial burrows have been set up here where you can watch the owls and their nests in the wild which is quite fascinating!
Cheers to…

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6 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Shiva Malekopmath
    Jan 15, 2017 @ 22:23:13

    These are beautiful pictures. I would want to insert my Poem to be published today if you give g the consent I shall and give a link to your Post.

  2. cindy knoke
    Jan 15, 2017 @ 22:33:00

    I am so grateful for your advocacy on behalf of these amazing creatures. The thought of them becoming extinct in San Diego is very upsetting to me. Gratitude to you my friend!

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